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Thousands plan to boycott Twitter after it suspended actress Rose McGowman's account

Thousands are rallying in support of actress Rose McGowan and calling for a Twitter boycott after her account was temporarily suspended as she used the social media platform to advocate against sexual assault and harassment in Hollywood. Many used the hashtag #WomenBoycottTwitter as the call to...
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Cave diver says he might sue Elon Musk after Musk suggests he's a pedophile
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 16:40:00 +0200
A British cave diver involved in the rescue of 12 Thai soccer players and their coach said he would consider taking legal action against Elon Musk after the Tesla Inc. and SpaceX chief executive suggested on Twitter that the diver was a pedophile. On...
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The world has never seen a Category 6 hurricane. But the day may be coming
Sat, 07 Jul 2018 22:15:00 +0200
As a ferocious hurricane bears down on South Florida, water managers desperately lower canals in anticipation of 4 feet of rain. Everyone east of Dixie Highway is ordered evacuated, for fear of a menacing storm surge. Forecasters debate whether the storm...
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Federal Reserve chair calls decline in workers' share of profits 'very troubling'
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 19:25:00 +0200
The fall in the percentage of economic growth flowing to workers is "very troubling," a worrisome sign in an otherwise bright American economy, Federal Reserve chief Jerome Powell told a Senate panel Tuesday. Testifying in front of the Senate Banking...
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What time does the home run derby start?
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 16:25:00 +0200
The 2018 home run derby takes place Monday night at Nationals Park in Washington. The event starts at 5 p.m. EDT and will be broadcast on ESPN and the Watch ESPN app. Dodgers infielder Max Muncy will be taking part in his first derby, which will follow...
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The military is building a space plane. Now it looks to have an engine up to the task
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 14:00:00 +0200
A decade after the U.S. Air Force commissioned the next generation of GPS satellites, the first of these spacecraft is finally set to launch into orbit later this year. As with other national security missions, a roughly 200-foot-tall rocket will blast...
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Trump resists Mueller interview, leaving difficult decision on subpoena before fall elections
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 21:45:00 +0200
After months of negotiations failed to secure an interview with President Trump, special counsel Robert S. Mueller III warned the president’s lawyers during a contentious meeting this spring that he could use a grand jury subpoena if necessary to compel...
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John Cynn wins $8.8 million with World Series of Poker title
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 18:55:00 +0200
The 2018 World Series of Poker champion is an Indiana resident and professional player who barely missed the cut for the final table two years ago. John Cynn won the series' marquee no-limit Texas Hold ’em main event Sunday in Las Vegas, surrounded...
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Trump sends high-level delegation to Mexico in overture to new leader
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 23:45:00 +0200
After a year and a half of turmoil, the Trump administration is attempting to repair its frazzled relations with close ally Mexico, dispatching a high-level delegation to meet the country’s next president. On Friday, Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo...
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Northrop Grumman employee seen on video at violent white supremacist rally no longer employed at company
Sat, 07 Jul 2018 19:15:00 +0200
Michael Miselis, a Northrop Grumman systems engineer who allegedly is a member of a white supremacist organization and participated in a violent rally in Charlottesville, Va., last summer no longer is employed at the company, a Northrop Grumman spokesman...
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James Harrison says Mike Tomlin should be 'more disciplined,' like Bill Belichick
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 17:15:00 +0200
James Harrison played for two of the top coaches in the AFC last season, Pittsburgh’s Mike Tomlin and New England’s Bill Belichick. During an appearance on FS1’s “Undisputed” Thursday, Harrison was asked which man was the better coach. The recently...
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Some colleges accept a share of students' future salary instead of tuition
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 17:10:00 +0200
As more students balk at the debt loads they face after graduation, some colleges are offering an alternative: We'll pay your tuition if you offer us a percentage of your future salary. Norwich University in Vermont announced Tuesday that it will become...
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German police say 8 injured, suspect arrested in bus attack
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 16:35:00 +0200
Eight people were injured in an attack on a busy bus in the northern German city of Luebeck and a suspect has been arrested, police said Friday. Police spokesman Duerk Duerbrook said the attack occurred Friday in the Kuecknitz district of Luebeck, northeast...
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Trump ups tariff threat and slams the Fed and big trading partners
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 16:35:00 +0200
President Trump has indicated that he's willing to hit every product imported from China with tariffs and again criticized the Federal Reserve, as well as some of the United States’ biggest trading partners. The comments sent U.S. markets sliding early...
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UCLA gymnast stuck her final landing; and delivered a title
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 16:00:00 +0200
Approaching the four-inch wide leather stage, she dusted her left foot with chalk, hoping to ensure a grip that would prevent her fragile knee from a tremble, twitch or buckle. The slightest twinge, the smallest tremor, could force a lean that might send...
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NFL, NFLPA freeze anthem rules amid backlash to Miami Dolphins policy
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 15:40:00 +0200
The NFL's 2-month-old national anthem policy is on hold. Hours after the Associated Press reported that Miami Dolphins players who protest on the field during the anthem could be suspended for up to four games under a team policy issued this week, the...
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